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't have expected at brandeis, based on religion or where i live or like rituals that i do. and i like to identify myself as just an african-american jew. and people that don't know me usually think i am either christian or, say, muslim just because of my skin tone. it is definitely interesting to see the difference of what i'm in my jew, community, be'chol lashon community, and outside of that community. >> jonah, diane, thank you so much. we'll take another quick break. diane will stay with us and we'll be joined by yet another guest and so we'll say good-bye to jonah for now. thank you so much. please join us in just a moment here on mosaic. >>> welcome back to mosaic. i'm rabbi eric weiss and honored to be your host this morning. we are joined by diane tobin who is the president of the institute no jewish and community research and also director of be'chol lashon, an organization that means in every tongue. and we are joined by kenny conn who is the camp director of camp be'chol lashon. tell us what that is. >> it came from the annual weekend t
or bothered me about my religion. it was hard for me to give up my citizenship and i am sure in tehran is not easy to do. the man behind me in line with a hungarian who hugged me and citizens it great to be an american? i said don't know. i will tell you later. >> we opened the book with a vivid scene from 1968, you had flown to reno to get a divorce in the days before his divorce. very difficult to get a divorce back then. it had be someone's fault and it was not easy. she came back and was in a bit of a state and drove her car directly into the middle of a riot in downtown d.c.. it was the morning after the night martin luther king was assassinated in a city of people here who note exploded. the 1960s and 1968 was a time of major turmoil in the united states and also a huge time of change in your life because you did something that was difficult, you got a divorce after a very long marriage and it was the time when the women's movement was really beginning to get underway in united states but i was impressed that you were not inspired by the women's movement, it was something else. >
♪ it is sacred to all the religions it's a symbol for love and unity ( singing in hebrew ) ♪ and i truly believe that when peace will come to jerusalem ♪ there will be peace in the whole world ( singing in hebrew ) ♪ but when i come to count your praises ♪ and sing hallel to you with pretty rhymes ♪ i dare not crown you as other poets do, upon my lips ♪ is always burning your name, so dear, so old ♪ if i forget yerushalaim of bronze and light and gold. ♪ ( singing in hebrew ) (applause) >> i grew up on a kibbutz in the north of israel nearby the jordan river and the jordanian border. the kibbutz is a very special place dedicated to mutual aid and social justice. the are no rich or poor people in a kibbutz and everyone has the same status. the values of the kibbutz have shaped my personality and made me devoted to use the gift that god gave me to promote tolerance and love. i hope that my voice will reach people all over the world and will open their hearts. ♪ i wish that this world was one world ♪ i wish that love ruled on this earth ♪ that everyone would try try
and a woman who hated religion. >> unlike brooklyn, this place is going to be full of whites. this place is literally going to be dollywood. >> that's why i made that joke. >> this place is going to make dollywood look like howard university. this is going to be the whitest place in america. >> john: big albino troupe over there. >> it sounds like an episode of the walking dead. they're going to wait for the zombies to come. they will come. >> so white, swedish people will go there and go oh, they're in the neighborhood. >> the zombies might be the atf. >> john: give me a rule for your perfect society? >> i quite enjoy fish. not in reality. i'm more of a whaling -- i'm going extra white there. >> john: if you had your own culty commune, what would it be? >> first of all restaurants i want good restaurants. obviously they will be all over the place in glenn beck's lalapalooza land. i'm happy glenn beck is getting into the restaurant business because he's beginning to look exactly like guy fieri on diners dive-ins and dives. in my perfect america, it would take place in glenn beck's, in hi
civic religion. radical still in much of the world but seemingly ordinary people can govern themselves. if we can't all agree on that and celebrate that, at least once every four years then there's something wrong with our culture >> brown: we have music. we have poetry. we got everything. >> everything, everything, wonderful >> and inclusiveness. that was the theme from beginning to end. people who often had been left out. were included. >> brown: all right. richard north and smith, annette gordon reed and beverly gauge, thank you all three >> thank you. >> ifill: and for the other news of this day, we turn to hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: there was word today that three americans died in the hostage stand-off in algeria that finally ended over the weekend. a u.s. official told the associated press that seven other americans escaped. it started wednesday when islamist militants linked to al- qaeda attacked a natural gas complex near the libyan border. algerian special forces then launched a series of operations to retake the site. today the prime minister gave his first official d
. i am speaking of that force which all of the great religions have seen as the supreme unifying principle of life. love is somehow the key that unlocks the door which leads to ultimate reality. this hindu-muslim-christian- jewish-buddhist belief about ultimate reality is beautifully summed up in the first epistle of saint john: "let us love one another (yes), for love is god. (yes) and every one that loveth is born of god and knoweth god. he that loveth not knoweth not god, for god is love. if we love one another, god dwelleth in us and his love is perfected in us." let us hope that this spirit will become the order of the day. we can no longer afford to worship the god of hate or bow before the altar of retaliation. the oceans of history are made turbulent by the ever-rising tides of hate. history is cluttered with the wreckage of nations and individuals that pursued this self-defeating path of hate. as arnold toynbee says: "love is the ultimate force that makes for the saving choice of life and good against the damning choice of death and evil. therefore the first hope in our
going on where people who had taken on certain religions were not voting. i saw the felonies that people wanted to change in the community. as far as supporting him in those areas of his new agenda, you have to understand that he had four years to clean up america and he has done a wonderful job. he pulled together a campaign and put diversity all over. we have to stop looking at presidential issues and look at what is at hand. we need to stop hiding behind a wall and congress should helpless do that, not fair to the people, the children that were killed. who is going to work? who is going to take on the new america if there are no people to take it on? thank you for allowing me to have my opinion. i truly feel that american citizens that lived and died for us, thank you to them for allowing us to have this conversation. >> the eugene robinson -- host: the eugene robinson piece this morning, "no longer the black president." "the verdict of his presidency will depend on what he accomplishes in his second term." host: that is the piece from eugene robinson, "no longer the black president."
with different representations from different religions and all valued together. so against that contract they are suspicious of, unhappy with the edgy hottest sentiment behind other groups. at the same time when you are fighting for your life, when your family members are being massacred and tortured, when your children are being torn apart and bomb explosions, the people who are fighting beside you require legitimacy. and it is important that we be involved enough to not only offset but overwhelmed that legitimacy that the extremist groups are obtaining. if we think back to our own history, 225 years ago we were country with an internal war for independence to drive
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